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Changes in dive behaviour during naval sonar exposure in killer whales, long-finned pilot whales, and sperm whales.
(2012-10-11) - Journal article,
Anthropogenic underwater sound in the environment might potentially affect the behavior of marine mammals enough to have an impact on their reproduction and survival. Diving behavior of four killer whales (Orcinus orca), ...
Estimating population sizes of lions Panthera leo and spotted hyaenas Crocuta crocuta in Uganda’s savannah parks, using lure count methods
(2014-07) - Journal article,
Despite > 60 years of conservation in Uganda’s national parks the populations of lions and spotted hyaenas in these areas have never been estimated using a census method. Estimates for some sites have been extrapolated to ...
Cell proliferation dynamics in regeneration of the operculum head appendage in the annelid Pomatoceros lamarckii
(2014-07) - Journal article,
Regeneration of lost or damaged appendages is a widespread and ecologically important ability in the animal kingdom, and also of great significance to developing regenerative medicine. The operculum of serpulid polychaetes ...
Counting whales in a challenging, changing environment
(2014-03-13) - Journal article,
Estimating abundance of Antarctic minke whales is central to the International Whaling Commission's conservation and management work and understanding impacts of climate change on polar marine ecosystems. Detecting abundance ...
Systematic variation in the pattern of gene paralog retention between the teleost superorders Ostariophysi and Acanthopterygii
(2014-04) - Journal article,
Teleost fish underwent whole-genome duplication around 450 Ma followed by diploidization and loss of 80-85% of the duplicated genes. To identify a deep signature of this teleost-specific whole-genome duplication (TSGD), ...
Responses of male sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) to killer whale sounds : implications for anti-predator strategies
(2013-04-02) - Journal article,
Interactions between individuals of different cetacean species are often observed in the wild. Killer whales (Orcinus orca) can be potential predators of many other cetaceans, and the interception of their vocalizations ...
The east coast of Scotland bottlenose dolphin population : improving understanding of ecology outside the Moray Firth SAC
(Department of Energy and Climate Change, 2014-05-07) - Report,
Ecological causes of morphological evolution in the three-spined stickleback
(2013-06) - Journal article,
The central assumption of evolutionary theory is that natural selection drives the adaptation of populations to local environmental conditions, resulting in the evolution of adaptive phenotypes. The three-spined stickleback ...
The ecology of freshwater bivalves in the Lake Sapanca Basin, Turkey
(2013) - Journal article,
Despite the ecological importance and globally threatened status of freshwater bivalves, the freshwater mussel fauna of Turkey has hitherto received little attention. The aim of this study was to describe the ecology of ...